Introduction to Creative Schools for 2020
This presentation provides a brief introduction to the context for the programme and its aims, objectives and priorities including the important priority to place children’s voices at the centre of the process. It also explains the support schools in
the programme receive and the key roles and responsibilities.
The Journey of a Creative School
This presentation provides the rationale for the Creative Schools Planning Framework and outlines the timeline for the initiative. It explains the Understand process and how the CSPF Understand document will support this.
Arts, Creative Learning and Creativity
This presentation explores the context to why arts and creative learning programmes are so important for the development of teaching and learning. It defines a language of creativity that can be easily applied to your learning environment.
Vision & Aims Exercise
Creative Schools Plan
Creative Schools Planning Framework
These documents will support schools to develop their Creative School Plan. Below is the first set of documents for 2020 schools:
This document contains frequently asked questions to help with the
induction of 2020 schools.
Further information and Resources
This section contains further information on the initiative and resources that you might like to share with your school.
ESRI report - Arts and cultural participation among children and young people – Insights from the Growing Up in Ireland study.
Video on the findings of this report
Video on the role of Creative Associate
Account from a Creative Associate
Creative Schools TV
CSTV brought the work of Creative Associates into the homes of children and young people whilst attendance at schools was limited by COVID-19
CSTV on YouTube
RTE Creative Kids Documentary
Creative Kids Documentary filmed the lives of a number of Creative Schools around Ireland, showcasing their work and the voices
of the children and young people involved.
Case Study by Creative Associate Laura Ferguson: Coláiste Ailigh
Case Study by Creative Associate Helen Flanagan: Coláiste Chiaráin